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Chasing Madoff (2010)

Unrated | | Documentary | 26 August 2011 (USA)
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A look at how one investigator spent ten years trying to expose Bernie Madoff's massive Ponzi scheme that scammed an estimated $18 billion from investors.

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Jeff Prosserman

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Jeff Prosserman

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Harry Markopolos ... Himself - Interviewee
Frank Casey Frank Casey ... Himself - Interviewee
Neil Chelo Neil Chelo ... Himself - Interviewee
Michael Ocrant Michael Ocrant ... Himself - Interviewee
Gaytri Kachroo Gaytri Kachroo ... Herself - Interviewee
Ronnie Sue Ambrosino Ronnie Sue Ambrosino ... Herself - Investor Interviewee
Domenic Ambrosino Domenic Ambrosino ... Himself - Investor Interviewee
Harry Bates Harry Bates ... Himself (as Sergeant Harry Bates)
Ellen Bernfeld Ellen Bernfeld ... Herself
Michael Devita Michael Devita ... Himself - Investor Interviewee (as Michael De Vita)
Elaine Drosos Elaine Drosos ... Herself
Maureen Ebel Maureen Ebel ... Herself
Cynthia Friedman Cynthia Friedman ... Herself - Investor Interviewee
Richard Friedman Richard Friedman ... Himself - Investor Interviewee
David Kotz David Kotz ... Himself
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The film includes interviews with Markopolos and fellow investigators Frank Casey, Neil Chelo, Michael Ocrant, and Gaytri Kachroo over how they pursued and exposed Bernie Madoff and his elaborate ponzi scheme for bilking investors out of $50 billion. Written by Anonymous

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The story you don't know behind the crime you can't forget. See more »

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Release Date:

26 August 2011 (USA) See more »

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W pogoni za Madoffem See more »

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Incredible, Incredible, INCREDIBLE!
30 September 2012 | by stellarbizSee all my reviews

As massive as the scheme was, so massive is the greatness of this documentary! Anyone who wondered about what happened will be informed, educated, amazed, and mind-blown! The saddest part was near the end when Markopolos and the other whistle blowers realized that the scheme hurt so many "common" people, not just the big guys. When you analyze things, you realize that the world economy is based on TRUST... in each other in our personal transactions, in businesses, institutions, and government and when that trust is to VILELY violated, the entire system suffers. Rebuilding that trust in the aftermath will take many careful years. But it is both ironic and somewhat self-satisfying to know that ultimately the scheme was blown by the pressures of the market itself. Markopolos and all of us must stand firm in the faith of the FREE AND OPEN marketplace to weed out the evil and corrupt. This documentary is a MUST SEE!


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